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Executive Director- The Lodge at Grand Juction

at Vivage Quality Health Partners

Posted: 3/11/2019
Job Reference #: 3159
Keywords: operations

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-CO-Grand Junction
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  • Overview

    Are you passionate about building relationships?

    Do you love to multitask and manage multiple projects at once?

    Are you able to problem solve quickly on your feet and think of multiple solutions to the outcome?

    Be a part of our team at Grand Junction Lodge, opening in April 2019. Grand Junction Lodge is designed for easy Colorado living with many options to support senior’s active lifestyle and wellness. Experience majestic Mesa views with a prime location near physician’s offices, St Mary’s Medical Center, shopping and the best Grand Junction has to offer.

    Life can be enjoyed with all the comforts of home in our 36 assisted living apartments and suites and 12 memory care apartments in our distinctive residence. Amenities will include 24-hour on-site staffing and emergency response personnel, state-of-the-art technology to support independence and enrichment, personalized lifestyle recreation and leisure offerings. Grand Junction Lodge will offer a variety of chef-prepared culinary and dining experiences and outdoor lifestyle experiences including a greenhouse and horticulture area. In addition, our skilled nursing facility is conveniently located within a few miles of Grand Junction Lodge. With that, we’re able to provide a continuum of care while we serve our seniors needs on all levels.

    Our name, WellAge reflects our commitment to creating environments and services to promote our residents aging well and remaining active doing the things they love and enjoy. Grand Junction Lodge is owned and operated by WellAge Senior Communities. We are adding six new communities over the next two years and we’d love for you to join our team!



    The Executive Director is responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and coordinating of the community to ensure quality care for residents; be knowledgeable of and implement federal, state and local regulations for a safe and engaging experience for the community and residents, personnel, and physical environment. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to;

    Pre-opening Duties

    Build relationships with key parties to facilitate decision making and implement effectively and efficiently

    Work with local and state departments on life safety including installment, processes and preparation for all safety measures

    Attend weekly meetings with owners, architects and contractors conducted on site and by phone

    Manage project details and project timelines for opening and operations

    Sales & Marketing Duties

    Receive inquiries from interested potential residents/families when inquiries are made via internet, email or phone. Create follow up and close sales

    Maintain CRM and reports with all inquiries, leads, and detailed information. Create census projections

    Work with Director of Sales and Marketing on marketing plan to deliver high quality launch, fill up and stabilization plan

    Work with Director of Sales and Marketing on paper, social media, electronic media, publications in senior advertising venues

    Operations Duties

    Develop and implement policies, procedures and quality standards for each department that are compliant with local and state rules and regulations and Well Age philosophy

    Develop and manage budgets for departments, staffing and equipment

    Complete and maintain financial reports

    Accompany surveyors and consultants on community inspections; arrange exit conferences which include department heads; review deficiencies and submit plan of correction to appropriate government agency upon receipt of report of deficiencies

    Obtain Letter of Intent, License and Restaurant license from state agencies. Assure renewals are completed on time to assure no lapse.

    Negotiate with equipment vendors to secure service and pricing

    Manage the facility operations for optimal client service and financial outcomes

    Relationship Management Duties

    Recruit, select and hire department leaders

    Provide feedback and appropriate evaluation performances to department leaders

    Assist department leaders with recruitment, selection and hire of employees. Assist with employee performance management process.

    Motivate and develop staff for high levels of performance

    Work with department heads and supervisors to provide staff meetings, in-service training and orientation programs.



    Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Administration or related field (preferred).

    Colorado State Certification for Assisted Living or LNHA

    3+ years of experience in IL/AL; experience in the launch of a new community (preferred); use of Point Click Care (preferred)

    WellAge is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!